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“Great meat restaurant”
Review of L'Orso Scuro - CLOSED

L'Orso Scuro
Price range: US$17 - US$113
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse, Gastropub, Wine Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: L'Orso Scuro Trattoria, Steak house, Pizzeria B&B La locanda dell'Orso Restaurant near by ETNA Free parking and free wifi
Reviewed July 3, 2017

The meat was perfectly cooked and well presented. The meat is served on a dish in the middle which makes it great to order different cuts and then share between the group. Kids had pasta which was also delicious. Definitely worth a try ...

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1  Thank jimwmalta1979
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Delicious and freshly prepared meats are served at this restaurant, it's quite a drive to get there but definitely worth the drive. You can see the meat being prepared, cut to your likings - one tip - if you are not a big eater go easy on the starters :) A place which we always visit when in Sicily. Also accommodating with kids food and a good place for Celiacs. Keep it up. As a side note, restaurant opens for dinner, around 7.30pm.

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Thank Maria G
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Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

This fantastic restaurant was recommended to us by our friends who are equally passionate about food as me and my friends. We go visiting places with one thing on our minds - food. We love Italy for its great culinary culture. And we do gastronomic tours of regions. Sicilian food is delicious. In Catania and its surroundings there are many nice restaurants but the best meat we had by far is in Orso Scuro. This cosy rustic restaurant was our lucky find!!! Entering the restaurant we were greeted by this amazing fridge staring into our faces offering us this fabulous selection of meat and sausages. We were spellbound. On the menu there were pasta dishes too. But we all went for steaks. Our steaks were cooked to perfection. Starters were amazing too. They were cleverly chosen by masterful chef with the accent on vegetables, there was also this fantastic platter of cheeses and salamis, that couldn't be ignored. At the end of this feast we couldn't resist the lemon tart made by chef's grandfather's recipe. Which was absolutely superb. We had some nice local wines to go with our food and were served by the most pleasant and professional waiter named Luca. Must visit.

1  Thank Katarina S
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Rip off just from the start, we waited for waited to come and take order, we planned to have a veal but waiter says not available and he suggested Tbone steak, Tbone was by weight, 3/4 of meat was bone and fat, we ordered meat medium and it was completely raw and cold. Lovely Surprise when we asked for bill as these 2 pieces of meat costed us Euros 148.50 - shame - never ever we treated this why in Sicily.
Restaurant very noise, staff unfriendly.

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Thank Ros D
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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place located in the heart of etna and the food is realy good highly recommend sure we visit again

Thank Wander615693
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